Descendants of Anton Vondersitt



1-Anton Vondersitt was born in 1802 in Preußen. He married and had 1 known child, Antone (Anthony). He emigrated around 1832.

2-Antone (Anthony) Vondersitt Sr. was born on 6 Apr 1822 in Hohenfels Beirn, Bavaria, died on 22 Aug 1920 in St. Lucas at age 98, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. Antone married Mary Clara Meyer on 27 Dec 1856 in St. Lucas, daughter of Herman Henrich Meyer and Katharina Adelheid Schmitz. Mary was born on 25 Dec 1837 in Pennsylvania, died on 30 Apr 1914 in St. Lucas at age 76, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. They had nine children. They appear in the 1880 census in St. Lucas. He was a blacksmith and a farmer.

3-Caroline Vondersitt was born on 26 Apr 1859 in St. Lucas and died on 18 Mar 1864 in St. Lucas at age 4.

3-John Vondersitt was born on 5 Jun 1862 in St. Lucas, died on 17 May 1926 in St. Lucas at age 63, and was buried in St. Lucas Cemetery. In 1920, he was 35 years old and lived with his parents on the farm.

3-Anton John Vondersitt was born on 20 Jun 1864 in St. Lucas and died on 6 Jun 1960 in Calmar at age 95. Anton married Theresa Foreman on 6 Mar 1889 in St. Lucas, daughter of John Henry Foreman and Marie Ann (Mary) Zbornik. Theresa was born in Oct 1864 in St. Lucas and died on 2 Feb 1918 in Calmar at age 53. They had nine children.

4-John Henry Vondersitt was born on 18 Feb 1890 in Festina, died on 10 Jan 1910 in St. Lucas at age 19, and was buried in Saint Lucas Cemetery. He died of Bright's Disease.

4-Anton B. Vondersitt was born on 17 Oct 1891 in St. Lucas and died on 16 Nov 1985 in Ossian at age 94. Anton married Emma Matilda Yirkovsky on 21 Nov 1916 in Calmar. Emma was born on 8 Oct 1896 in Fort Atkinson and died in Dec 1971 in Calmar at age 75. They had four children.

The 1900 census shows his wife as Mary, born June 1837. In 1911 he opened a blacksmith shop in Calmar. His draft card shows he was a self-employed blacksmith and that he was married. In 1930, Anton & Emma lived in Calmar where he was employed as a repairman in a garage. He lived in Calmar where he was known as "Mr. Fixit" and was given a trophy for being the "oldest active fireman". He served from 1911 to 1975. Later he manned the radio while the Calmar fireman were on a fire call.

5-Donald Joseph Vondersitt was born on 10 Oct 1917 in Calmar and died on 21 Jul 1996 in Calmar at age 78. Donald married Lorraine Ann Kemp on 2 Jun 1956 in Calmar. Lorraine was born on 31 Mar 1932 in Castalia and died on 9 Feb 1971 in Iowa City at age 38.

5-Ruth Ann Vondersitt was born on 3 Sep 1919 in Calmar and died on 24 Feb 2001 in Lancaster, Los Angeles Co., California of cancer at age 81. Ruth married Felix Leonard Huinker on 6 Sep 1940 in Minneapolis, son of John Henry Hinker Jr. and Rose Houdek. Felix was born on 15 Dec 1915 in Calmar and died on 15 May 2006 in Lancaster, Los Angeles Co., California at age 90. They had two children.

6-Carole Jean Huinker was born on 28 May 1944. Carole married Thomas Lee Stevenson. They had two children: Cole Patrick and Steven Patrick. They live in California.

7-Cole Patrick Stevenson was born on 1 Aug 1968.

7-Steven Patrick Stevenson was born on 8 Jul 1964.

6-Lanny Joe Huinker was born on 20 Dec 1953. Lanny married Betty A. Betty was born on 24 Nov 1957.

5-Marie Helen Vondersitt was born on 14 Aug 1923 in Calmar, died on 23 Dec 2005 at age 82, and was buried in St. Aloysius Cemetery. She never married.

5-Joseph James Vondersitt was born on 17 Nov 1925 and died on 16 Feb 1997 in Calmar at age 71. Joseph married Nora Agnes Cremer, daughter of John Cremer and Mathilda Holthaus. Nora was born on 11 Dec 1923 in Festina and died on 27 Oct 1990 in Decorah at age 66. They had three children.

6-Mae Jean Vondersitt was born on 5 May 1944.

6-Ruby Lee Vondersitt was born on 30 Oct 1952.

6-Timothy Joe Vondersitt was born on 7 Feb 1956 in Calmar. Timothy married Debra Lynn. Debra was born on 19 Feb 1958. They had three children. They live in Calmar.

7-Michael John Vondersitt was born on 8 Dec 1975 in Calmar. Michael married Bree Ellen Einck, daughter of Duane J. Einck and Evelyn Faye Swenson. Bree was born on 7 Jun 1978. They had two children.

8-Courtney Agnes Einck was born on 26 Jan 2001 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota.

8-Jamison Andrew Vondersitt

7-Anthony Russell Vondersitt was born on 26 Oct 1982.

7-Allison Lynn Vondersitt was born on 21 Nov 1984.

Joseph next married Marie Helen. She was born on 13 Aug 1923.

4-Mary Ann Vondersitt was born on 6 Sep 1893 in Ossian and died on 23 Apr 1967 at age 73. She died from an auto accident. Mary married Theodore Joseph Uhlenhake before 1925, son of Henry J. Uhlenhake and Sophia A. Boeckman. He was born on 30 Nov 1884 in Fort Atkinson and died on 15 Apr 1965 in Waterloo at age 80. They had nine children.

5-Maurant Joseph Uhlenhake was born on 8 Aug 1913 and died on 19 Jul 1917 at age 3. He died as the result of burns sustained when a lamp exploded and caused a house fire.

5-Lucille Emogene Uhlenhake was born on 29 Aug 1916 in Ossian, died on 14 Nov 2007 in Aase-Haugen Nursing Home, Decorah at age 91, and was buried in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Bluffton. Lucille married John Thomas White on 7 Feb 1933 in Bluffton. John was born on 12 Jan 1913 in Waukon, died on 11 Apr 1991 in Rochester at age 78, and was buried in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Bluffton. They had seven children: Florence Maxine, Evelyn Loretta, Eileen Alice, Richard John, Laura Marie, Stephen Joseph, and Mary Ann.

They farmed in the Plymouth Rock and Burr Oak areas, then moved to Bluffton in 1944, where they farmed until 1986. Lucille worked in the dietary department of the Winneshiek County Hospital for ten years. They retired and moved into the stone house in Bluffton until Lucille entered the Aase Haugen Nursing home in June of 2006.

6-Florence Maxine White was born on 27 Dec 1935.

6-Evelyn Loretta White was born on 12 Sep 1940.

6-Eileen Alice White was born on 29 Jul 1942. Eileen married Robert R. Bruening on 9 Jan 1960, son of Charles J. Bruening and Caroline Moudry. Robert was born on 22 Aug 1940 in Cresco and died on 17 Nov 2004 in Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo at age 64. They had two children.

7-Raymond Joseph Bruening was born on 25 Jul 1963 in Postville and died on 8 Dec 1991 at age 28. Raymond married and had 1 child, Jessica Marie

8-Jessica Marie Bruening was born on 17 Jan 1982 in Iowa City.

7-Joan Lynn Bruening was born on 25 Nov 1965.

Eileen next married Gary Owen Bartlett on 15 Apr 1989 in Des Moines.

6-Richard John White was born on 18 Nov 1945. Richard married Nancy Ann McCabe on 8 Aug 1964 in St. Bridget's Catholic Church. Nancy was born on 17 May 1944. They had three children.

7-Kenneth John White was born on 13 May 1965. Kenneth married Robyn Sue Vine on 24 Sep 1988. Robyn was born on 1 Dec 1960. They had two children: Casey John and Shelby Lynn.

8-Casey John White was born on 6 Aug 1996.

8-Shelby Lynn White was born on 21 Apr 1998.

7-Cynthia Renee White was born on 19 Dec 1966. Cynthia married John Martin Rilling on 30 Jul 1988. John was born on 19 Mar 1962 in Minnesota. They had two children.

8-Joseph John Rilling was born on 4 Aug 1980.

8-Alicia Renee Rilling was born on 15 Oct 1992.

7-Correy Joe White was born on 6 Oct 1972. Correy married Stacey Lynn Bigler on 16 Sep 1994. Stacey was born on 6 Aug 1972. They had one son: Sawyer Joe.

8-Sawyer Joe White was born on 1 Feb 1998.

6-Laura Marie White was born on 12 Jan 1947. Laura married Elmer Vana . They had a son. The marriage ended in divorce.

7-Daniel Scott Vana was born on 6 Feb 1967.

Laura next married Ronald Davis. The marriage ended in divorce. They had one son: Dean Allen.

7-Dean Allen Davis was born on 2 Feb 1969. Dean married Marie Bendik on 22 Jul 1995. Marie was born on 28 Apr 1970.

Laura next married Oren LeRoy Simmons. Oren was born in 1944.

6-Stephen Joseph White was born on 21 Aug 1949. Stephen married Faye L. Christopher on 21 Aug 1949 in Decorah. The marriage ended in divorce. Faye was born on 12 Apr 1953 in Decorah. They had a daughter.

7-Crissa White was born on 19 Jun 1988.

Stephen next married Cheryl Kay Smith Fizhugh on 19 Aug 1989. Cheryl was born on 8 Jul 1952.

6-Mary Ann White was born on 23 Aug 1956 in Decorah. Mary married Timothy J. Flynn on 29 Apr 1978 in Bluffton. Timothy was born on 19 Jan 1956 in Wisconsin.

5-Delores Jeanette Uhlenhake was born on 24 Jul 1919 in Ossian. Delores married Orlando Gerhart Solem on 20 Jun 1938. Orlando was born on 21 Dec 1917 in Decorah and died on 5 Mar 1944 in Waterloo at age 26. They had two children.

6-Shirley Ann Solem was born on 4 Oct 1938. Shirley married Franklin Schaefer. The marriage ended in divorce.

6-Janice Mae Solem was born on 5 Jan 1941. Janice married Gary Spears.

Delores next married John Simmons. John was born on 27 Aug 1909. They had a son.

6-Larry Francis Simmons

5-Alice Dorothy Uhlenhake was born on 11 Nov 1923. Alice married Raymond Stephen Frana on 18 Nov 1940 in Decorah, son of Stephen G. Frana and Frances Havel. Raymond was born on 30 Aug 1918 in Madison, Winneshiek Co., Iowa and died on 16 Oct 1990 in La Crosse at age 72. They had six children.

6-LaVonne Frances Frana was born on 20 Mar 1942. LaVonne married James Robert Proshaska on 29 Apr 1961. James was born on 26 Sep 1940 in Iowa. They had four children.

7-James Frana Proshaska was born on 11 Jun 1961 in Rock Island and died as an infant.

7-Jason James Proshaska was born on 6 Jun 1962 in Rock Island and died on 28 Aug 1983 at age 21.

7-James Harold Proshaska was born on 7 Apr 1964 in Rock Island.

7-Frana Jane Proshaska was born on 2 Aug 1977 in Rock Island.

6-Jane Marian Frana was born on 2 Nov 1944. Jane married Kenneth Robert Lane on 17 Jan 1976 in Michigan. Kenneth was born on 20 Mar 1945 in California. They had two children.

7-Bert Jonathan Lane was born on 30 May 1971. Bert married Nancy Louise Evans on 1 Aug 1998 in Colorado.

7-Allison Rachael Lane was born on 13 Jan 1978 in California.

6-Ronald Mark Frana was born on 18 Apr 1946. Ronald married Carol Sue Parker on 18 Apr 1946 in Decorah. Carol was born on 30 Jan 1950 in Illinois. They had four children.

7-Demetrous John Frana was born on 26 Oct 1970 in Illinois. Demetrous married Kate Kern on 17 Aug 1996. They had one daughter: Elizabeth Alice.

8-Elizabeth Alice Frana was born in Feb 1999.

7-Raymond Howard Frana was born on 10 Jun 1972. Raymond married Laura Kate Wilden on 11 Nov 1995. Laura was born on 30 Nov 1970. They had a son.

8-Wyatt Maurice Frana was born on 21 Aug 1998.

7-Eric Ronald Frana was born on 8 Jul 1974 in Rock Island.

7-Chad Benjamin Frana was born on 31 Jul 1975 in Rock Island.

6-Thomas Raymond Frana was born on 16 Oct 1953. Thomas married Constance Rose Gehling on 12 Apr 1975, daughter of Gregore Charles (Greg) Gehling and Hildegard Mary Hageman. Constance was born on 15 Feb 1955. They had three children.

7-Amber Michelle Frana was born on 28 Mar 1977.

7-Gregory Thomas Frana was born on 3 Feb 1980.

7-Emily Erin Frana was born on 26 Feb 1982.

6-Rebecca Ann Frana was born on 18 Mar 1955. Rebecca married Brian Dean Gutrie on 6 May 1978. Brian was born on 21 Apr 1951 in Rock Island. They had five children.

7-Allison Drew Gutrie was born on 18 Nov 1970.

7-Adam Thomas Gutrie was born on 16 Jan 1974.

7-Ivan Richard Gutrie was born on 12 Feb 1980.

7-Olivia LaVonne Gutrie was born on 11 May 1983.

7-Elaine Jane Gutrie was born on 17 Jun 1989.

6-Theodore Frana was born on 11 Sep 1958. Theodore married Cindy Sue Reicks on 5 Nov 1985, daughter of Denis Hugo Reicks and Judith Rose Wagner. Cindy was born on 11 May 1965. They had three children. 2 Sep 1985.

7-Sarah Rose Frana was born on 20 Oct 1987.

7-Rachel Sue Frana was born on 31 Dec 1992.

5-Verla Adline Uhlenhake was born on 5 Apr 1925 in Ossian and died on 19 Oct 2005 in Waterloo at age 80. Verla married Robert Gene Adams on 27 Jan 1944. Robert was born on 26 Aug 1923 in Waterloo and died on 14 Oct 1990 in Waterloo at age 67. They had two children.

6-Robert Gene Adams was born on 19 Jan 1947. Robert married Sharon Ann Koch on 8 Feb 1964. Sharon was born in 1945. They had six children.

7-Kristine M. Adams was born in 1964.

7-Daniel Joseph Adams was born in 1965.

6-Bill Lee Adams was born on 20 Jul 1948. Bill married Bonnie Hager. They had two children. The marriage ended in divorce.

7-Tracy Adams was born in 1972.

7-David Adams was born in 1984.

5-Lou Ellen Rose Uhlenhake was born on 12 Jan 1929. Lou married Dale Leroy Chase on 7 Aug 1946 in Waterloo. Dale was born on 24 Jun 1929 in Waterloo. They had eight children.

6-Lana Marie Chase was born on 13 Jul 1947. Lana married James Michael Gilbert. James was born on 14 Jul 1947 in Waterloo and died on 11 May 1969 in South Vietnam at age 21. He served as a Warrant Officer in the "A" Troops, 17th Cav. He died in a helicopter crash in Bien Hoa. Lana next married Larry Dean Oltrogge on 19 Jun 1971. Larry was born on 27 Jun 1941 in Iowa. They had six children.

7-Amy Lee Oltrogge was born on 4 Apr 1970. Amy married Steven Van Arsdale on 16 Aug 1997. Steven was born on 28 Feb 1968.

7-Daniel Lee Oltrogge was born on 19 Feb 1973 in Bogata, Columbia.

7-Matthew Lee Oltrogge was born on 27 Dec 1975.

7-Elizabeth Lee Oltrogge was born on 2 Oct 1977.

7-Andrew Lee Oltrogge was born on 21 Feb 1981.

7-Emily Lee Oltrogge was born on 13 May 1983.

6-Linda Ann Chase was born on 10 Oct 1948. Linda married Frank Backes on 4 Feb 1972. Frank was born on 4 Jan 1947 in Waterloo. They had two children. The marriage ended in divorce.

7-John Wesley Backes was born on 26 Aug 1975.

7-Jennifer Lynn Backes was born on 17 Feb 1979.

6-Cheryl Lea Chase was born on 24 Jun 1950. She has a son, Keith James Manternach, born 4 April 1965. Cheryl married Robert Edward Schneider on 27 Nov 1965 in Minnesota. Robert was born on 8 Feb 1948 in Waterloo and died on 17 Dec 1993 in Waterloo at age 45. They had four children.

7-Scott Allen Schneider was born on 26 May 1967 in Hawaii. Scott married Jennie. The marriage ended in divorce.

7-Troy Anthony Schneider was born on 30 Jun 1970. Troy married Julie Hartema on 28 Jun 1989. The marriage ended in divorce. Julie was born on 31 May 1970.

7-Joseph James Schneider was born on 12 Jun 1974.

7-Michael Paul Schneider was born on 22 Mar 1981.

6-Cathy Lou Chase was born on 2 May 1953. Cathy married Thomas Richard Yougblut on 30 Apr 1983. Thomas was born on 25 Aug 1945. They had three children.

7-Thomas Allen Yougblut was born on 23 Jul 1985.

7-Benjamin Louis Yougblut was born on 10 Jan 1987.

7-Hanna Catherine Yougblut was born on 14 Nov 1995.

6-Steven Dale Chase was born on 14 Apr 1956 in Waterloo. Steven married Barbara Jean Graeser on 10 Jan 1998 in Nashua, Iowa. Barbara was born on 7 Aug 1955 in Waverly.

6-David Scott Chase was born on 25 Feb 1960. David married Pamela Jean Brunson on 1 May 1993. Pamela was born on 2 Dec 1964. They had two children.

7-Alexander Scott Chase was born on 22 Sep 1993.

7-Connor Lee Chase was born on 8 Apr 1996.

6-Jeffery Paul Chase was born on 6 Sep 1962 in Waterloo.

6-Julie Lynn Chase was born on 25 Apr 1968. Julie married Patrick Bruce Weber on 15 Jul 1995. Patrick was born on 27 Sep 1967. They had two children.

7-Maggie Rose Weber was born on 26 Jan 1997.

7-Jake Allen Weber was born on 26 Jan 1997.

5-Clarence Uhlenhake was born on 9 Mar 1933 and died in 1933.

5-Merlin Lewis Uhlenhake was born on 2 Oct 1935 in Decorah.

5-Marlyn Louise Uhlenhake was born on 2 Oct 1935. Marlyn married Sergio Fuggiti on 20 Jun 1953 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Sergio was born on 25 Jun 1929 in Pievedvei Monpili Villa, Toscana, Italy. They had three children.

6-Louise Fuggiti was born on 17 Apr 1954. Louise married Craig Francis Potter on 20 Oct 1973. Craig was born on 6 Mar 1956. They had three children.

7-Jeanette Ann Potter was born on 27 Aug 1975.

7-James Daniel Potter was born on 1 Aug 1979.

7-Joseph Dave Potter was born on 1 Aug 1975.

6-Gina M. Fuggiti was born on 18 Jun 1961. Gina married Joseph Mitchell Stankowicz on 20 Jun 1981. Joseph was born in 1959. They had four children.

7-Joseph Francis Stankowicz was born on 31 Aug 1984.

7-Mark James Stankowicz was born on 5 Aug 1986.

7-Michael Joseph Stankowicz was born on 4 Dec 1987.

7-Nicole Michelle Stankowicz was born on 7 Jun 1992.

6-Angela S. Fuggiti was born on 24 Jun 1965. Angela married Martin Charles Zimmer on 21 May 1988. Martin was born on 19 Sep 1972. They had a daughter.

7-Gabrielle Michelle Zimmer was born on 18 Sep 1993.

Mary next married Theodore William Uhlenhake, son of Joseph Uhlenhake and Celestine Faber. Theodore was born on 12 Sep 1886 in Ossian. They had three children.

5-Lucille Emogene Marsolette Uhlenhake was born on 29 Aug 1916 in Ossian, died on 14 Nov 2007 in Aase-Haugen Nursing Home, Decorah at age 91, and was buried in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Bluffton. Lucille married John Thomas White on 7 Feb 1933 in St. Bridget's Catholic Church. John died on 11 Apr 1991. They had seven children.

They farmed in the Plymouth Rock and Burr Oak areas, then to Bluffton in 1944, where they farmed until 1986. Lucille worked in the dietary department of the Winneshiek County Hospital for ten years. They retired and moved into the stone house in Bluffton until Lucille entered the Aase Haugen Nursing home in June of 2006.

6-Florence (Peggy) White married Mr. Combs

6-Evelyn White married Jerry Kingsley

6-Eileen White married Gary Bartlett

6-Laura White

6-MaryAnn White married Timothy Flynn.

6-Richard White married Nancy.

6-Steve White married Cheryl.

5-Delores Uhlenhake was born in 1920 in Fort Atkinson.

5-Alice Uhlenhake was born in 1922 in Fort Atkinson.

4-Anna T. Vondersitt was born on 5 Nov 1895 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Dec 1983 in Calmar at age 88. Anna married William J. Poshusta on 19 Oct 1920. William was born on 26 Sep 1892 in Calmar and died on 11 Jan 1923 in Calmar at age 30. They had one daughter.

5-Anna Mae Poshusta Becvar was born in 1921 and died of cancer on 25 Dec 1985 in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester at age 64.

Anna next married Joseph E. Becvar. He was born on 26 May 1901 and died on 3 Mar 1986 in Decorah at age 84. They had a son.

5-Vincent Joseph Becvar was born on 30 Dec 1929. Vincent married Alice Hilfenhaus on 24 Aug 1957. Alice was born on 5 Nov 1938. They had two children.

6-Karen Becvar was born on 22 Aug 1959.

6-Steven Becvar was born on 5 May 1962.

4-William F. Vondersitt was born in Jul 1897 in St. Lucas and died on 23 Sep 1916 in Calmar at age 19. He died of Typhoid Fever.

4-Maria Vondersitt was born in Sep 1898 in Festina.

4-Clara Vondersitt was born on 29 Aug 1901 in St. Lucas and died on 27 Sep 1973 in Calmar at age 72. Clara married Charles Henry Barurak on 8 Feb 1927. Charles was born in 1897 in Iowa. They had one son.

5-Francis (Bud) Bestenlehner was born on 2 Apr 1918 in Dubuque.

He was adopted and named George William Vondersitt. Francis married Darlene Barrett on 11 Nov 1944. Darlene was born on 13 Mar 1919 and died on 3 Apr 1989 at age 70. She died as Darlene Bestenlehner. He lives in Florida.

4-Rose Eleanor Vondersitt was born on 6 Sep 1903 in St. Lucas and died on 29 Jul 1981 in Decorah at age 77. Rose married Walter Rooney on 11 Jul 1922 in Decorah. Walter was born on 29 Aug 1901 in Decorah and died on 27 Sep 1973 in Decorah at age 72. They had four children.

5-Charles Anthony Rooney was born on 12 Nov 1924 in Cresco. Charles married Barbara Jean Hartman on 1 Jun 1963 in Decorah. Barbara was born on 23 Feb 1928 and died on 2 Jun 1969 in Rochester at age 41. They had two children: Ellie Mae and David Charles.

6-Ellie Mae Rooney was born on 30 Aug 1964. Ellie married James Dean Weimerslage on 7 Aug 1987. James was born on 14 Sep 1961 in Frazee, Becker Co., Minnesota. They had a son.

7-Kade Charles Weimerslage was born on 8 Oct 1995 in Kansas.

6-David Charles Rooney was born on 28 Oct 1965. David married Annette Marie Bigler on 15 Jul 1989. Annette was born on 31 Jul 1965. They had a daughter.

7-Hannah Marie Rooney was born on 22 Mar 1997 in Missouri.

Charles next married Marsell Agnes Herold O'brien on 25 Jun 1973 in Decorah.

5-Francis Elinore Rooney was born on 7 Jan 1927. Francis married Harry Joseph Wilcox on 18 Jun 1949 in Decorah. Harry was born on 22 Dec 1923 in Kansas City and died on 28 Apr 1986 in Cedar Rapids at age 62. They had four children: Timothy Patrick, Julie, Harry Joseph, and Daniel Gerald.

6-Timothy Patrick Wilcox was born on 22 Nov 1952. Timothy married Frances Marie Weigle on 22 May 1976.

6-Julie Wilcox was born on 24 Mar 1956. Julie married Charles Weslie Kjos on 27 Sep 1981.

6-Harry Joseph Wilcox was born on 10 Jan 1964 in Cedar Rapids and died on 10 Jan 1964.

6-Daniel Gerald Wilcox was born on 10 Sep 1968 in Cedar Rapids.

5-Rosemary Sharyn Rooney was born on 10 Feb 1934. Rosemary married John Frederick Marshall on 27 Aug 1955 in Decorah. John was born on 8 May 1930 in Cedar Rapids. They had nine children.

6-John Patrick Marshall was born on 26 Dec 1956. John married Rhonda Maria Pieagentini on 30 Aug 1980. Rhonda was born on 29 Dec 1956.

6-Elizabeth Anne Marshall was born on 13 Jan 1958. Elizabeth married Mark William Meszaros. Mark was born on 22 Jul 1958.

6-Laurie Jane Marshall was born on 8 Jan 1959. Laurie married Mark Andrew Hughes on 6 Aug 1981. Mark was born on 20 Mar 1958.

6-Mary Lyn Marshall was born on 8 Jun 1960. Mary married Dr. Robert Douglas Ritter on 25 May 1985. Robert was born on 15 Jul 1953.

6-Lisa Maureen Marshall was born on 24 Nov 1961.

6-James Frederick Marshall was born on 21 Jan 1964.

6-Leslie Susan Marshall was born on 11 Mar 1965.

6-Jay Thomas Marshall was born on 29 Jun 1966. Jay married Brenda Kirchhoff. Brenda was born in 1966.

6-Lee Ellys Colleen Marshall was born on 10 Nov 1967. Lee married Patrick James Basquez. Patrick was born on 17 Mar 1965.

5-Patricia Lillian Rooney was born on 27 Nov 1941. Patricia married Louis Edward Courtney on 27 Jun 1964 in Decorah. Louis was born on 27 Nov 1941 in Decorah. They had seven children.

6-Shawn Patrick Courtney was born on 3 Dec 1966.

6-Shane Michael Courtney was born on 22 May 1970.

6-Scott Edward Courtney was born on 24 Jun 1972.

6-Shelby James Courtney was born on 9 Aug 1975. Shelby married Amy Patterson.

6-Sheil Matthew Courtney was born on 27 Dec 1976.

6-Shannon Lou Courtney was born on 4 Apr 1978.

6-Samuel Thomas Courtney was born on 16 May 1984. Samuel married Pamela Jean Carpenter on 3 Jul 1993. Pamela was born on 26 Apr 1967.

4-Frank J. Vondersitt was born on 10 Oct 1905 in St. Lucas and died on 2 Jan 1957 in Calmar at age 51. In 1930 he lived in Milwaukee where he was employed as a mechanic in a garage. He lived with Alfred and Edna Mulock. By 1939 he was in Postville. He lived in Canton, Minnesota for a few years before moving back to Iowa. Frank married Juanita Knox.

3-Anna Mary Vondersitt was born on 26 Apr 1867 in St. Lucas and died on 21 Aug 1867 in St. Lucas.

3-Rosa Vondersitt was born on 18 Jun 1870 in St. Lucas and died on 8 Aug 1870.

3-Theresa Vondersitt was born on 26 May 1872 in St. Lucas and died in Jun 1873.

3-Anna Maria Vondersitt was born on 26 Sep 1875 in St. Lucas and died on 5 Nov 1938 in St. Lucas at age 63. Anna married Henry Vorderbrueck on 5 Nov 1895 in St. Lucas, son of Henry John Vorderbruggen and Margaret Sonnet. Henry was born on 4 Nov 1873 in Westphalen and died on 3 May 1928 in St. Lucas at age 54. They had three children. In 1914 he purchased land from John Bodensteiner.

4-Anton Vorderbrueck was born on 12 Mar 1900 in Festina and died in Jun 1970 in Ossian at age 70.

4-Clara Vorderbrueck was born on 6 Feb 1904 in St. Lucas and died on 7 Feb 1978 in Festina at age 74. Clara married Victor Schmitt on 2 Jun 1925, son of Clemens Schmitt and Anna Johanna Kuennen. Victor was born on 22 Dec 1897 in St. Lucas and died on 25 Oct 1968 in West Union at age 70. They had two children.

5-Clementine Schmitt was born on 28 Dec 1927. Clementine married Norman J. Kinkor. Norman was born on 19 Sep 1925 and died on 30 May 1982 at age 56. They had five children.

6-Kenneth J. Kinkor was born in 1953.

6-Ronald V. Kinkor was born in 1956.

6-Dr. Roger Kinkor was born in 1958. Roger married Maureen McGarry. Maureen was born in 1960.

6-Karen Kay Kinkor was born on 9 Jan 1961.

6-Randall T. Kinkor was born on 19 Oct 1967.

5-Florian Anton Schmitt was born on 18 Feb 1930 in St. Lucas and died on 3 Feb 2008 in Mabel, Fillmore Co., Minnesota at age 77. Florian married Dorothy Ann Bruess on 20 Oct 1956 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Waucoma, daughter of Martin J. Bruess and Viola Drilling. Dorothy was born in 1935. They had seven children. He enlisted for four years in the United States Air Force and served in Taegu, Korea. In 1955 he moved to the Mabel, Minnesota area where he started farming. They operated a dairy and beef farm until retiring in 1998. Florian enjoyed working with his Angus beef cows, and advocated the use of strip farming and soil conservation.

6-Kathy Jo Schmitt was born on 9 Nov 1957. Kathy married Larry Howard on 14 Aug 1982. They had three children: Jeffery Smith, Julie, and Joy.

7-Jeffery Smith Howard was born on 27 Aug 1984. Jeffery married Joy Kleiman in 2005. They had two children: Alex and Jacob.

7-Julie Howard was born on 21 Aug 1986. Julie married Tyson Peterson on 12 Jun 2005.

7-Joy Howard was born on 30 Oct 1987.

6-Janet Mary Schmitt was born on 29 Aug 1959. Janet married James Ulrich. They had four children: Thomas, Anne, Rachel, and Susan.

6-Gary Joe Schmitt was born on 11 Nov 1960 and died on 6 Oct 1976 at age 15.

6-Patsy Ann Schmitt was born on 5 Oct 1962. Patsy married Daniel Sebbin.

6-David James Schmitt was born on 6 Oct 1963. David married Chie Kanamori. Chie was born on 21 Sep 1963. They had two children: Christopher and Matthew.

7-Christopher Schmitt was born on 20 Jul 1994.

7-Matthew Schmitt was born on 8 Aug 1997.

6-Robert Jerry Schmitt was born on 10 Jul 1966. He lives in Bangkok, Thailand where he is an English professor.

6-Larry Thomas Schmitt was born on 25 Sep 1970. Larry married Jennifer.

4-Carl Vorderbrueck was born in 1910 in Festina and died in 1910.

3-Elizabeth Vondersitt was born on 8 May 1878 in St. Lucas and died on 11 Aug 1878 in St. Lucas.

3-Mary Philomena Vondersitt was born on 20 Aug 1879 in St. Lucas and died on 1 Feb 1950 in New Hampton at age 70. In 1920 she was 20 years old and lived with her parents on the farm. Mary married John Baptist Schwickerath on 7 May 1907 in St. Luke's, son of Mathias Schwickerath and Margaretha Kick. John was born on 21 Apr 1875 in St. Lucas and died on 10 Dec 1948 in Iowa City at age 73. They had four children. His draft card shows he was a self-employed jeweler in St. Lucas. His nearest relative was listed as Mary.

4-John Anton Schwickerath was born on 29 Jun 1911 in St. Lucas and died on 17 May 1976 in Sapulpa, Creek Co., Oklahoma at age 64. John married Ruth Isabell Findley on 12 Oct 1945 in Tulsa, daughter of Jeson Everett Findley and Ora Viola Calhoun. Ruth was born on 26 Apr 1923 in Mansfield, Missoura. They had a son.

5-Charles Anton Schwickerath was born on 25 May 1946 in Independence. Charles married Caroline Lorene Smith on 31 Jan 1963 in Coffeyville, Montgomery Co., Kansas. Caroline was born on 22 Dec 1944 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma.

4-Anna Mary Schwickerath was born on 16 Jul 1914 in St. Lucas, died on 11 Nov 1988 in New Hampton at age 74, and was buried in St. Lucas. She never married.

4-Joseph John Schwickerath was born on 8 Oct 1918 in St. Lucas, died on 9 Jul 1981 in West Union at age 62, and was buried in St. Lucas. He was a painter and after he retired he moved to West Union.

4-Mathias Joseph Schwickerath was born on 29 Aug 1921 in St. Lucas, died on 23 Oct 1938 in New Hampton at age 17, and was buried in St. Lucas.

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